Dec 07, 2022  
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog

Information Systems Technology, Cloud Computing Specialization (AAS)


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Associate of Applied Science Degree
Code: 299-08
Not designed as a Transfer Program


Purpose:  This degree program is designed for persons who seek full-time or part-time employment in a computer-related field immediately upon completion of the program.  Both individuals who are seeking their first employment or those currently in the field who are seeking promotion may benefit from this program.  This degree program is not intended to transfer to a four-year college or university.  This specialization will help prepare graduates for the A+, Network +, Security +, and AWS Cloud Practitioner examinations.  

Occupational Objective:  Career development for individuals seeking positions such as application specialist, software engineer, cloud engineer, data engineer, Java developer, and full stack developer. 

Graduation Requirements: Students entering this degree program are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WIC) in order to graduate.  The WIC for this degree program is ITN 213   which has a prerequisite of ENG 111   and a co-requisite of ENG 112 .  Students who are awarded transfer credit for this course may fulfill the WIC requirement for this degree program by completing another WIC.

Students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement (CE) course to graduate.

Total minimum credits: 66


Students may substitute a higher-level math course in place of MTH 131 .

A list of courses that fulfills the requirements for Humanities and Social Science Electives can be found on the Transfer Course Electives  page. Introductory (101 or 102 level) foreign language courses will not meet the Humanities Elective requirement for this degree program.  

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